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Seeking Neville
Trying to find Neville Leeworthy, ex stocker HMAS Hobart III. Was onboard for 3rd Vietnam tour. Lost contact some years ago and have been unable to locate him. Any info would be appreciated.
Contact: Alan Ramseyer
0402 853 252
Calling Navy Recruits arriving HMAS CERBERUS joining CLASS 93, KING DIVISION,
I have enlarged, to A4 size, a photo of the 25 of us taken just after uniform & gaiters issued on 8 April 1956. All features have come out well, If you wish for a copy send me your address via email or phone (if no answer leave a message with your particulars). I will email or post copy.
Contact: Graham Long R51854
07 4955 5509
Seeking Bobby Bates
Bobby was best man at my wedding and served with me on HMAS Arunta 1954–1956. Last known address was Canterbury–Bankstown NSW. I was known as Tubby Hull.
Contact: David John Hull
0421 929 677
Seeking David Bryant
My Navy mate who served with me in Miranda Division, August 1965.
Contact: Les Quarrell
0416 194 883
Seeking Ex POWRAN Dawn E Wilson (Nee Kim)
Seeking Dawn Wilson on behalf of the family of her old friend Judith Atkinson. Dawn was married to then LSFC Ian Allan Wilson and their last known address was 44 Niagra St, Armidale, NSW. Both were from the Steward branch.
Contact: Frank Brown Ex WOWTR
0364 252 227

Army

Seeking Current and Former RAAMC members
Seeking past and present members of the Royal Australian Army Medical Corps to join the RAAMC Association. We provide a conduit for ex-members to keep in touch. Come and join up with old friends that you may not have seen since your Healesville, Portsea or Bonegilla training days. For further information please contact National President Paul Terawskyj on either 0411247874 or apply for membership (no fees) through our web page at https://form.jotform.co/70198459641869.


Contact: Paul Terawskyj
0411 247 874
Seeking SGT Dean Hodge
I am seeking contact with Dean Hodge. We deployed in '06 together. I know he is in Tassie Somewhere near Berridale (Moorilla). Mate, I had my phone stolen with your details. Please get in touch!
Contact: Martin Foster
0459 816 441
Seeking Ann Mckay
Seeking Ann Mckay (maiden name) was attached to RAEME in Tasmania in 1968. Married a sergeant approx. 1969/70. Would love to catch up.
Contact: David Harnett (ex RAN)
0419 832 350
SAS beret with catering corps badge and metal buttons of service dress jacket
Seeking the lady from Adelaide who sent me the brown beret with the catering corps badge (all I remember was that her husband was suffering from severe dementia and I believe she was a church vicar). I have found a definite home for the Sgts blue uniform and the beret. I am also seeking 6 metal buttons off a polyester service dress jacket pre 1996. Please contact me.
Contact: Eddie Harbour
03 9775 2560
Seeking Laurie Ryan
Served with me in Vietnam 1970 Nui Dat 1st Aust Civil Affairs Unit. Lost contact, last known posting Murray Bridge South Australia.
Contact: Stanley Hallstrom
0429 140 145
Seeking Peter Jones
I wish to make contact with former Major Peter Jones (ex CMF/ARes), son of Mrs Bella Jones who resided in Cheltenham, VIC.
Contact: Karl Liffman
0428 507 610
Seeking Grahame Lonsdale
Seeking contact details for my uncle. Served in Vietnam 7RAR. Wish to discuss family matter. Any contact details greatly appreciated.
Contact: Rachael Lonsdale
0401 975 273
66BN, 2 RAR and 2/4 RAR ex-members and family
The 2RAR Historical Collection, located on Lavarack Barracks, Townsville, QLD would like to hear from any past members or their families. The battalion has served in BCOF, Korea, Malaya, Vietnam, Somalia, Cambodia, Rwanda, Timor, Iraq, Afghan, etc. We would like to obtain/borrow photos, memorabilia and items for display. We encourage you to visit and donate personally if possible and we can preserve and digitise items for future generations. We would also appreciate any anecdotes or stories typed or emailed.
Contact: Mr Jason Harrison (Volunteer Curator)
0419 749 198
George Josephs
'Kiwi George' is turning 80 on 5 June 2019. His family are planning a surprise get together for him and we are trying to locate some of his old Army buddies, for photos and memories for George and his family. He served in 7 PL. C.COY 4 RAR. Woodside SA1964; 7 PL.C.COY.4 RAR. Malaya Borneo 1964-1966; 7 PL.C.COY.4RAR. South Vietnam 1968-1969. Australian Army Reg no 17889.



Contact: Pamela Schifferle
0438 180 134
RAEME Personnel
Seeking all RAEME personnel who served at Singleton Workshop Platoon (including ordinance personnel) for a possible reunion.
Contact: Ray Scott
0413 161 139
Seeking Ex Warrant Officer John Andrews (RAAOC)
Previously served in 6 Field Supply Company (Enoggera) and 2 Field Supply Battalion (Townsville). I've been looking for my old mate for many years.
Contact: Peter R Grant (Ex RSM - RAAOC)
0424 707 146
11th NST Battallion intake 1955 Wacol Army Camp, Brisbane
Seeking survivors of the 11th NST intake Brisbane to Wacol Army camp and then later to 9th Battalion RQR Kelvin Grove army barracks and camp training at Greenbank army camp, intake 13/8/55. Would like to correspond with any that are still alive and would also like to know if there are any reunions planned.
Contact: Warren Ireland Serv. No 1718805
0407 626 484
Seeking Lieutenant Ireland, National Service Intake, August 1953
Seeking to make contact for a chat.
Contact: Keith N Pitman
03 5334 2965 or 0459 029 043
Seeking Elizabeth (Libby) White
Libby was posted at the RAAOC Centre Bandiana as a young officer in the late 1970's. I believe she was later married to someone with a surname like Limbrick and that she lives in Tasmania.
Contact: Peta
0438 526 500
Seeking Physical Training Instructors
14 NS Trg Bn Puckapunyal 1951-54.
Contact: Frank Paull
Seeking Ex Warrant Officers James (Jimmy) Baker and Chris (Tatch) Tatchell
Two "old mates" Warrant Officer Class 1 Jim Baker and Warrant Officer Class 2 Chris Tatchell - both Pet OPs (Petroleum Operators) and last known as instructors at the RAAOC Centre at Bandianna. If anybody knows of them, please contact me or pass my details on to them.
Contact: Peter Grant (ex RSM RAAOC Centre)
0424 707 146
Seeking help 'no known grave' of Richard Patrick Johnson
QX26395 Private Richard Patrick Johnson, 13 PL.,C COY 25 BAT., KIA 16.30HRS, 26 AUG 1942. Action B COY 61 BN and C COY 25 BN with air support counter attacked. Advance of 800 yards. Made ground but not held. One of 3 KIA and 2 WIA. Have been to New Guinea twice but cannot located the exact burial site - 600 yards east of K.B Mission?
Contact: Trevor Jensen
02 4984 2359
New RAASC Association
Were you a member of RAASC? A new RAASC Association is being formed. Email for more details.
Contact: Russ Morison
0408 947 935
Seeking Pte Brad & Pte Trudie Moore RACT
Formerly of 1st Field Hospital in Sydney, Transport Section. Don Reed is looking for you.
Contact: Nereda Reed
0455 501 312
Seeking members of 11 Pl, C Coy, 2 RTB intake
Seeking members of 11 Pl, C Coy, 2 RTB intake, October 1969. I have found Enzo Marsen 7 RAR and Garry Ramm 3 RAR, Vietnam. Where are Paul Sam Roberts, Ron Perry, Pat Egan or any others from that time?
Contact: Mike Page
07 3341 4380
Seeking Ian Charles Harty
Seeking contact with Ian Charles Harty and others who helped set up and fire the last Australian mortar in South Vietnam at Vung Tau in February 1972.
Contact: Les Boag
0418 210 348
Seeking Personal Vungtou Vietnam 1966-67 DET. 1 Comm Z Postal Unit
Seeking whereabouts of any personnel from Vungtou Vietnam DET. 1 Comm Z Postal Unit 1966–67. Would like to catch up with anyone still above ground. Some names I remember Lt Dave (Blades) Gillette, Sgt Spud Murphy, Ron Renfrey, Smithy, Shoey and others.
Contact: Bill Dalgleish
0419 937 930
Ingleburn Military Precinct Association
The Ingleburn Military Precinct is the only part of the famous Ingleburn army camp that is left. The museum that was established at the precinct in 2003 is set to reopen in August 2019 and tours for schools and other organisations will be recommenced. However, to be successful we need new and younger members, both male and female, to carry on this important work. The work is interesting and there is great fellowship within the membership.
Contact: Brian Battle
02 9601 6404

Air Force

Seeking contact with members on crash site clean-up – Palm Island QLD 18 Nov 87
Ms Linda Francis (nee Hjortshoj) is seeking contact with any personnel involved in the crash site clean-up on Palm Island in November 1987. One person she recalls went by the nickname of Whitey. Her point of contact is myself, her advocate.
Contact: Lex Roberts
0431 575 660
Seeking Barry Charles Patrick Simpson
I have been looking for my dad for 40 years, but I always find a dead end. He was the head steward for Prime Minister Billy McMahon. He has two children Debbie Lee Simpson and John Charles Simpson. Please contact me with any information.
Contact: John Simpson
0409 827 664
Seeking Malin Hayward (RAAF Station in Thailand in late 60's)
Searching for my biological father, who was stationed in Northeast Thailand in the late 60's. Had a child with a Thai lady named Nitia Kanpeych. Would love to hear from anyone who knows of either person and whether or not they are still alive. I would love to connect with anyone related to either parties.
Contact: Eric McAnallen
281 904 5620 (USA)
Seeking Sgt or Flt Sgt Vincent Douglas Locke
Service number A2356 of Junee NSW, who enlisted in May 1942 in Sydney at age 26. Presumably discharged 1 BFTS Sept 1956 after serving 14 years. Believed to be stationed at Rathmines, Williamtown.
Contact: Alec Howard
Bomber Command Commemorative Service (BCCS)
The 2019 BCCS will be held at RAAF Amberley Qld on Sunday 2 June 2019 commencing at 1100 hrs. As the Service is held in a secure area of the Base, attendees are required to register by contacting Richard or emailing details (title, family name, given name) no later than Monday 14 May 2019.
Contact: Richard Bright
07 3378 3319
Dutch 19 Transport Sqn Archerfield Feb 1947
Seeking information from ex Dutch and RAAF personal stationed at Archerfield Base, QLD, February 1947 regarding the Dutch C47 Skytrain that crashed on test flight into the sea, Stradbroke Island, 26 Feb 1947 - all six crew killed.
Contact: David Mitchell
0408 818 735
Seeking Harry Allie
Harry worked for Sergeant Allan Beehag in 482 Maintenance Squadron, Amberley 1970–72.


Contact: Allan Beehag
02 6732 2408
Ex-RAAF Amberley 1970's and 80's
Seeking ex-RAAF Amberley guys for future reunions and contact - John Koczorowski, Fabian Nardo, Russ Bignall, Bobby Otto, Robert Ricktas, Wayne Stoddart, Trevor Skinner, Barry Dionesis, Jim Etherson and Alan Mader (ex RAAF Edinburgh, SA).
Contact: Paul Noble, ex 1975 - 1980
07 5679 8744
No 3 Wireless Unit
I am wondering are there any ex-members of the RAAF, lucky to be still with us, who were on No 3 Wireless Unit in 1944/45 at Coomalie Creek, Darwin.
Contact: Bruce Owers
0415 593 450

Miscellaneous

Seeking ship's company deployment book
Trying to find a copy of ship's company book of HMAS Hobart 3rd Vietnam deployment. Mine was nicked while on loan to an Adelaide dive shop at the time of the old girl's sinking. I am willing to pay a reasonable price.
Contact: Alan Ramseyer
0402 853 252
Defence Honours and Awards Appeals Tribunal
The Tribunal is an independent statutory body established to review decisions of the Department of Defence regarding defence honours and awards. If you have applied for, and been refused a defence honour or award on behalf of yourself or someone else, you may be eligible to have that decision reviewed in the Tribunal. Please contact the Tribunal, or review its website for further information.
Contact: Defence Honours and Awards Appeals Tribunal
(02) 6266 1019
Flags of the Anzac tradition
The Australian Flag Society is seeking any photographs of the Australian flag at war or of any other flags of the Anzac tradition.
Contact: Nigel Morris
0431 149 177
RSLWA's Help Our Heroes Charity Ball
We want you to join us to celebrate the achievements of RSLWA, enjoy a great night with friends old and new and help raise funds to support the Help Our Heroes Campaign. This is an opportunity to unite together to show respect and support those who served and those who continue to serve. The event will be held at Crown Towers Perth Ballroom on Saturday 15 June 2019.
Contact: RSLWA
08 9287 3799
Widows, wives and families of WW2 veterans
Two authors, contracted by Australian Scholarly Publishing, are seeking widows, wives and families of WW2 veterans who have been affected by physical and psychological trauma as a result of their husband's/family member's war service. Working title for the book is "When he came home", and will consist of several interviews within the context of post-war culture. Confidentiality assured and sensitive nature of the material will be respected. Please contact if interested or to discuss further.
Contact: Susan Turpie
0455 716 089
Unveiling of memorial, WA
I will be unveiling a memorial at the Back to Bruce Rock week on 2 November 2019, 9.30 for a 10am start. This memorial will be to honour all Vietnam, Timor, Iraq and Afghanistan veterans.
Contact: John Schnaars OAM, President, Veterans Retreat WA Inc
0478 084 092
Past students of Newtown State School, Toowoomba QLD
Seeking past servicemen and women who have served overseas in recent years. We are attempting to update our honour board. We require a copy of dismissal or service papers. Those who have previously submitted information need to resubmit due to technical issues.

Contact: Jill Bowman
Women (Girls) in Service
I appeal to all readers, family members or just friends of former service women who would contribute a poem or short story relevant to the person once served, of then and/or now. I ask that the article will be of interest, truth, humour or praise to women of past service enlistment. I would also like high quality A4 photos of the women, preferably in uniform. The articles and photos are to form a booklet hopefully for an exhibition.
Contact: Alec N Howard
02 4975 1973
Drummoyne War Memorial
A local historian is seeking information from any relatives of the 95 men killed in the First World War, commemorated on the Drummoyne War Memorial. Especially interested in any photos, letters or diaries to assist in finishing the biographies for these men.
Contact: Brendan Bateman
0411 105 030
Tour to commemorate the Anniversary of the Cease Fire of the Indonesian
The SA & NT Branch of National Malaya & Borneo Veterans’ Association Australia Inc are planning a tour to Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia to coincide with the visit by the New Zealand Malaya Veterans Association for late August - September, 2019. A tour package, including air travel and accommodation, is being developed.
Contact: Brian Selby, President
08 8387 1672